Fur Trade: The Trading Post

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Learning Level: Elementary School

Learning Level: Middle School

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Grade 5, Grade 9 — This Clicker/Clicker Paint activity introduces students to the fur trading post and the value of beaver fur pelts in exchange for goods.
This activity supports the BC Ministry of Education PLOs for: Grade 5 Social Studies: Identity, Society and Culture:
Describe the significance of key events and factors in the development of BC and Canada including the fur trade.
Grade 9 Social Studies: Assess the impact of the fur trade on exploration and settlement. Explain the role of Aboriginal people in fur trade and in the exploration of North America. Based on an acitivity from LearnNowBC. Created by Daphne Mercier and Victoria Baker.

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